STIAS Workshop

Colloquium on African Stand-up Comedy Practice

Colloquium on African Stand-up Comedy Practice

STIAS is planning to host a colloquium which aims to chart the future course of stand-up research in Africa. The colloquium will be convened by STIAS Iso Lomso fellow, Dr Izuu Nwankwo. Call for Papers Popular arts became prevalent at the dawn of 1990s across sub-Saharan Africa partly due to its affordability and comparative ease. … [Read more]

Revising the Black Atlantic: African Diaspora Perspectives

Revising the Black Atlantic: African Diaspora Perspectives

An international colloquium Published in 1993, Paul Gilroy’s The Black Atlantic: Modernity and Double Consciousness is unarguably one of the seminal critical texts of the twentieth century. Simultaneously repositioning and advancing established global race studies, it has contributed significantly to foregrounding and complicating (interpretations of) black epistemology and cultural ontologies. Yet, significant criticisms of the … [Read more]